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think that genes are important for violent behavior, but it's clear that the environment is also important, the way a child is raised and the type of society that they find themselves in. some new studies suggest that it's actually nature and nurture together that are most important. those studies were performed in iowa and they looked at adopted children and they examined both the biological parents as well as the parents who were adopting the children. they looked for signs of trouble, signs of criminal behavior, and then classified the children according to wther their biological or genetic ckground had problems, and/or whether or not their adoptive home environment had problems. whatas interesting was that, it took both a bad genetic background and a so-called "bad environment" to produce the highest levels of problems. aggression probably caused many-- caused by many factors like social or environmental situations but biology may also play a role there. there is a dutch family-- they have eight or nine males-- committed a very severe criminal act. when they looked closely, t
with the annual state of the union address. on the environment, obama called on lawmakers to take action against global warming with a number of victims of gun violence in attendance, obama also urged congress to vote on new gun control measures, including background checks and bans on massive ammunition magazines. >> congress will not act soon enough to protect future generations. i will. i will direct my cabinet to come up with executive actions we can take now and in the future to reduce pollution, prepare our communities or the consequences of climate change, and speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy. it has been two months since newtown. i know this is not the first time this country has debated how to reduce them violence, but this time is different. overwhelming majorities of americans, american that believe in the second amendment, have come together around common- sense reform. >> president obama also called on congress to raise the federal wage and toation. in afghanistan, obama announced his plan to end the longest war in u.s. history by withdrawing half of the fo
last year in what it termed a deteriorating environment for press freedom. the committee to protect journalists says 232 journalists were jailed last year, the highest number since surveying began in 1990. 70 journalists were killed in a line of duty, an increase of more than 40% from the previous year. a top native american leader is urging house lawmakers to reauthorize the violence against women act and follow tribal governments to prosecute non- native men who abuse women on tribal lands. jefferson kiel, president of the national congress of american indians, made the remarks thursday in the state of indian nations address. he said the death rate of native women on some reservations is 10 times the national average. nearly 60% of native women are married to non-native men, and according to justice department data, non-native men carry out 70% of reported rapes against native women. >> today, tribes to not have the authority to prosecute non- natives who beat, raped, or even kill women on tribal lands. state and federal authorities are often hundreds of miles away without the loc
was a traditional medicine woman of my people. i learned early on the value of our environment. she was known as dr. sophie t homas and her words are still with me today. and what she told us was when we take care of the land, the land would take care of us. [applause] if we destroy this land, we will destroy ourselves. i am speaking on behalf of the alliance from northern british columbia. it translates to people of the earth. i am part of those people from the northern regions of the northwest territories, down to my cousin's, a navajo of arizona. we formed an alliance to stop the enbridge it will project that plans to bring tar sands will been to the coast of british columbia, which will then be put on tankers to go to the asian markets. the alliance is supposed to irresponsible environmental damaging projects that puts our communities, our water, our culture, our land, our fish, our animals, and most importantly, our plants, at risk free it it puts at risk my neighbors to the east of me that live in the tar sands. the government does not recognize these people. and these people have been dying
in their own environment. i feel that when we come back from a home visit, which is usually done in the beginning of the year for the first time, i'm able to understand the parent and the child better. hendrick: many of us, especially those who work with infants, are the child's and the parents' first real contact with the outside world. this presents us with a unique opportunity for becoming closely involved and attached to our infants and family members. hi. hi. but how do we form a bond with our children without becoming overly attached? where do we begin? we can start by making sure the lines of communication between ourselves and the family members are wide open. he has not eaten this morning. he was a good little boy, even though his sister woke him up. sissy wake you up? yes, she did. did sissy wake you up this morning? he's probably hungry. are you hungry? hendrick: one way is by looking for opportunities to find out what's happening at home. families are under a great deal of stress these days for any number of reasons. they might regret having to leave their child with
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